Crime Stoppers

Two Female Youths Charged, Stolen Vehicles Recovered

Friday 10-Apr-2015 15:55

Detectives from Strike Force Trident have charged two female youths, aged 14 and 15, in relation to two stolen vehicles and several petrol drive-offs in Palmerston.

Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Stringer said Police alleged the two youths unlawfully entered a residence in Katherine on 1 April and stole a Mazda.

“Police allege the youths drove the stolen vehicle to a service station in Palmerston CBD and drove off with a quantity of petrol without paying on 4 April.

“It is also alleged the two youths stole a Ford XR6 from a business on Catalina Road, Marlow Lagoon on 7 April and drove to a service station in Durack. Police alleged the youths drove off with a quantity of petrol without paying for it.

“Detectives from Strike Force Trident arrested the pair at a residence in Moulden today and have since recovered both vehicles.”

The two youths were charged with:

Aggravated unlawful use or motor vehicle (x2)

Unlawful use of motor vehicle (x2)

Stealing - fuel drive off (x2)

They will appear in the Darwin Youth Justice Court on the 24 April.